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Chili-Roasted Turkey Breast Recipe

Chili-Roasted Turkey Breast Recipe

Chili powder gives gorgeous color to tasty turkey breast. When weather permits, I've been know to prepare it on the grill.—Sara Nowacki, Franklin, Wisconsin
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 1-1/2 hours + standing YIELD:10 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup canola oil
  • 1 envelope onion soup mix
  • 4-1/2 teaspoons lime juice
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 bone-in turkey breast (6 to 7 pounds)

Directions

  • 1. In a small bowl, combine the first seven ingredients. With fingers, carefully loosen skin from the turkey breast; rub half of mixture under the skin. Secure skin to underside of breast with toothpicks. Rub skin with remaining mixture. Place on a rack in a shallow roasting pan.
  • 2. Bake, uncovered, at 325° for 1-1/2 to 2 hours or until a meat thermometer reads 170°. (Cover loosely with foil if turkey browns too quickly.) Cover and let stand for 15 minutes before slicing; discard toothpicks. Yield: 10 servings.

Nutritional Facts

5 ounces cooked turkey equals 371 calories, 18 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 122 mg cholesterol, 352 mg sodium, 2 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 48 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Medium-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied white wine such as Riesling or Gewürtztraminer